Teaching General Education in the Youth Sector, Vocational Training and Adult Education
A probationary period is a period of teaching practice during which the professional competencies of an applicant for a teaching diploma can be evaluated.
A probationary period consists of a maximum of 900 hours, but may be reduced to 600 hours if the applicant has achieved the established objectives. Probationary periods must take place in a recognized educational institution.
The employer evaluates the candidate and issues an attestation of success or a notice of failure.
A probationary period only needs to be completed if it is a condition stated on the probationary teaching permit.
Repeating a probationary period
If a candidate receives a notice of failure at the end of their probationary period, they may repeat it once. To do so, they must please complete the Application to serve a second probationary period form (PDF 183 Kb) and submit it within 60 days of receiving the notice of failure.
- Second probationary period - Attestation of success or notice of failure (PDF 182.85 KB)
- Attestation of success or notice of failure (PDF 186.44 KB)
- Evaluation of professional competencies expected of teachers (PDF 3.02 MB)
- Application to serve a second probationary period (PDF 111.23 KB)
- Probationary Period Evaluation Report (PDF 454.36 KB)
- Declaration concerning a judicial record (PDF 945.01 KB)
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